Oxford Bookworms Library: Orca

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Oxford Bookworms Library: Orca

Starter: 250-Word Vocabulary

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When Tonya and her friends decide to sail around the world they want to see exciting things and visit exciting places. But one day, they meet an orca - a killer whale - one of the most dangerous animals in the sea. And life gets a little too exciting.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-423424-5
  • Price: $ 11.00
  • Pages: 48
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 198x129 mm

Starter Level:

250-Word Vocabulary

Average Page Count: 24

Average Word Count:

Comic Strip Starters 950

Narrative Starters 1,540

Interactive Starters 1,635

Lexile Measures: BR-490L

Approx. Reading Level: Grades K-2

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Key features

  • Word count 1,600
  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Selected Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf

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This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.

Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.

Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.

Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.

Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.

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